All UK-EGG (UK Eye Genetics group) members are warmly invited to join the second in a series of webinars for the UK Eye Genetics community, aimed at enabling virtual contact between members at a time of great disruption as a result of COVID-19. Our second webinar is focused on a research update on visual impairment in ciliopathies and will be held on Wednesday the 13th of January from 5.30-7 pm.
We have 4 fantastic speakers lined up and there will be plenty of time for discussion and questions.
Titles and speakers as follows:
The Ciliopathy Alliance: Speaking up for patients.
Prof Hannah Mitchison
Institute of Child Health, UCL, Trustee of the Ciliopathy Alliance
Ciliopathies- the clinical and structural basics.
Mr J Ainsworth
Paediatric Ophthalmology, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Beyond photoreceptors: How cilia help us see.
Prof Helen May-Simera
University of Mainz, Germany
A CRISPR and high-content imaging assay compliant with ACMG/AMP guidelines for clinical variant interpretation in retinal ciliopathies.
Dr Gabrielle Wheway
University of Southampton
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